Principal Dorie Devari founded Devari Design Classic Homes & Estates in 2015 bringing years of experience in high end residential design, elegance and an old world traditional aesthetic that has been described simply as "classically glam" to every project. Dorie is from the San Juan Islands and has called Malibu home for more than a decade. Formally managing both prominent Los Angeles recording and television studios her talent for designing the perfect balance of beautiful space with practical functional organization is reflected in every detail. Her approach to design is deeply influenced by her love of seaside living, art, nature, entertaining, travel, old Hollywood glamour, and fine antiques. Her knowledge of early 19th century design and passion for classical architecture makes the homes she creates authentically timeless. As a creative force, she uses her strong intuitive vision to create classic interiors that are true reflections of her clients and the Devari Design brand. She is currently completing her degree in architecture at the University of California, Los Angeles.
Dorie is a member of The Institute of Classical Art & Architecture, The Association for Women in Architecture + Design, UCLA ASID, California Preservation Foundation and the Los Angeles Conservancy. Her work includes local Malibu residences as well as, recent projects in the Pacific Palisades, Venice Beach, Brentwood, Agoura Hills, Westlake Village and Montecito, California.